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Manga Planet Manga Event Listing: October 2019

Don't miss all the manga-related events happening this month!

Hello from Ikebukuro! Manga Planet is back with a list of all manga-related events this month. We will be posting event listing every month to keep you in the know of manga happenings in Japan!

 

Rurouni Kenshin Special Exhibit: Aug 1-Dec 15, 2019 in Aichi

A special exhibit of the Rurouni Kenshin -Meiji Kenkaku Romantan- and Rurouni Kenshin -Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Hokkaido-hen- with a showcase of historical items from the Edo Bakumatsu to early Meiji Period including an actual sakabatou, or a reverse-edged sword which the protogonist Kenshin Himura is known for. A stamp rally, collaboration cafe and original goods will also be available.

DETAILS

Date and time August 1 until December 15, 2019 (Sun) 9:45-17:00
Place Meijimura (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Adult JPY 1,700
University student/Senior Citizen JPY 1,300
Highschool student JPY 1,000
Middle school student JPY 600
Elementary student JPY 600
Official Site https://www.meijimura.com/autumn2019/ (in Japanese only)

 

WILD7 2019 Exhibit ~BORN TO BE WILD~: Sept 7-Nov 7, 2019 in Fukuoka

The exhibition held in Tokyo and Osaka in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of “Wild 7” will also be held in Fukuoka. “Wild 7” is the representative work of action manga master Mikiya MOCHIZUKI who passed away in April 2016.

DETAILS

Date and time September 7 until November 7, 2019 11:00-19:00
Place Kitakyushu Manga Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General JPY 480
Highschool/middle scool student JPY 240
Elementary student JPY 120
Official Site http://www.ktqmm.jp/kikaku_info/11496 (in Japanese only)

 

Moto Hagio SF Exhibition: Sept 9-Nov 4, 2019 in Yamanashi

The Hagio Moto SF Exhibition will be held in Yamanashi Prefecture. Around 400 pieces of original artworks including colored illustrations and comic drafts by Hagio Moto will be displayed.

DETAILS

Date and time September 7 until November 4, 2019 9:00-17:00
Place Kitakyushu Manga Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General JPY 1,000
University student JPY 500
High school student and below Free
Official Site http://hagiomoto-sf.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

Harta EXPO 2019 in Osaka: Sept 13-Oct 27, 2019 in Osaka

A total of 276 artworks from Harta titles, a stamp rally and autograph sessions* will be held in five stores across Osaka.
*Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

DETAILS

Date and time September 13 until October 27, 2019 depends on the business hours of each shop
Place Kikuya Bookstore Manga-kan Abeno Branch (Access Map)
Kinokuniya Tennoji Mio Branch (Access Map)
Kinokuniya Grant Front Osaka Branch (Access Map)
Maruzen & Junkudo Umeda Branch (Access Map)
Tamura Bookstore Senri Chuo Branch (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://comic-walker.com/news/detail/1518/ (in Japanese only)

 

30th Anniversary Takeshi Obata Exhibit NEVER COMPLETE: Sept 14-Nov 10, 2019 in Niigata

A selection of works from more than 15,000 original artworks will be available on display to celebrate Takeshi Obata’s 30th year as as illustrator.

DETAILS

Date and time September 14 until November 10, 2019 11:00-19:00
Place Niigata Manga Animation Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General JPY 200
High school/Jr. Highschool student JPY 100
Elementary JPY 50
Official Site http://museum.nmam.jp/2019/08/02/obatatakeshi/ (in Japanese only)

 

Inu × Boku SS – Cocoa Fujiwara Cafe: July 18-Jan 13, 2020 in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya

To celebrate Gangan JOKER’s 10th Anniversary, Square Enix teams up with Anipara Cafe to bring you the Inu × Boku SS – Cocoa Fujiwara Cafe in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.
Aside from an original menu, the cafe will also sell original merchandise produced especially for the cafe.

DETAILS

Date and time Tokyo: July 18 until October 14, 2019
Osaka: October 9 until December 15, 2019
Nagoya: October 25 until January 13, 2020
Place Tokyo: Anipara Cafe Ikebukuro (Access Map)
Osaka: Anipara Cafe Shinsaibashi (Access Map)
Nagoya: Anipara Cafe Nagoya (Access Map)
Entrance Fee None. Reservation is required. Food and drinks sold separately./td>
Official Site https://inubokucafe.anipara-cafe.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

Norakuro de arimasu! Suihou Tagawa to Kodomo Manga no Wonderland: Sept 18-Nov 24, 2019 in Kawasaki

To commemorate renowned manga artist Suihou Tagawa 120th birth anniversary this year, the Kawasaki City Musuem will be putting comic drafts from his popular manga series Norakuro and other works on display, as well as artworks from the picture book series “Kodansha no Ehon.”

DETAILS

Date and time September 18 until November 24, 2019 9:30-17:00
Place Kawasaki City Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission JPY 700
Student/65 years old and above JPY 500
Jr. Highschool/Elementary student Free
Official Site https://www.kawasaki-museum.jp/exhibition/18152/ (in Japanese only)

 

Celebrating Patariro‘s 100th Volume – Mineo Maya Exhibit: Sept 21-Nov 10, 2019 in Fukuoka

More than 300 pieces of artworks and materials from more than 300 books printed will be on display.

DETAILS

Date and time September 21 until November 24, 2019 11:00-19:00
Place Kitakyushu Manga Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission JPY 700
Student/65 years old and above JPY 500
Jr. Highschool/Elementary student Free
Official Site https://www.kawasaki-museum.jp/exhibition/18152/ (in Japanese only)

 

Chihayafuru no Sekai ~Yuki Suetsugu Exhibit~ Okoshiyasu Kyoto-hen: Sept 21-Dec 22, 2019 in Kyoto

In this exhibit, more than 130 pieces of not only original artworks from the manga Chihayafuru but also artworks from collaborations with different companies will be displayed.

DETAILS

Date and time September 21 until December 22, 2019 10:00-18:00
Place Kyoto International Manga Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Adult JPY 800
Highschool/Jr Highschool Student JPY 300
Elementary student 100
Official Site https://www.kyotomm.jp/event/exh_chihayahuru/ (in Japanese only)

 

Promise Cinderella Vol. 5 Release Oreco Tachibana Art Exhibition: Sept 21-Oct 27, 2019 in Tokyo

A special exhibit on Oreco Tachibana’s two works, namely Batsu Ichi Arasa Joshi to Danshi Kokosei and Promise Cinderella.
Signed art graphs and original goods are also available.

DETAILS

Date and time September 21 until October 27, 2019
Place GoFa(Gallery of Fantastic art) (Access Map)
Entrance Fee JPY 700
Available on Lawson Ticket
Official Site http://www.gofa.co.jp/art/190921_oreco/index.shtml (in Japanese only)

 

Attack on Titan Final Exhibition: Sept 21-Dec 1, 2019 in Osaka

The Attack on Titan Exhibition is back and larger this time with not only original artworks but also 3D articles and interactive displays as well.

DETAILS

Date and time September 21 until December 1, 2019 10:00-18:00
Place Hirakata Park Event Hall I (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
(Advance Tickets)
General/University Student JPY 1,900 (JPY 2,000)
Highschool/Jr. Highschool student JPY 1,400 (JPY 1,500)
4 years old to Elementary students JPY 900 (JPY 1,000)
Advance tickets available on Ticket Pia.
*( ) are ticket prices on-site
Official Site https://www.kyojinten.jp/ (in Japanese only)

 

Comic Dengeki Daiohg 6th Anniversary Autograph Boards Campaign: Sept 27-Oct 27, 2019

Purchase the Comic Dengeki Daiohg VOL.73 and get a chanee to apply for the raffle of autograph boards by different artists on Comic Dengeki Daiohg.

DETAILS

Date and time September 27 until October 27, 2019
Place
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=102769 (in Japanese only)

 

Chika Ogaki Exhibit Landreaall no Sekai: Sept 28-Oct 20, 2019 in Osaka

A solo exhibition of Chika Ogaki’s fantasy manga Landreaall will be held in Osaka.

DETAILS

Date and time September 28 until October 20, 2019 13:00-19:00
Place Momomogura (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.momomogura.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

Fumiko Tanikawa Solo Exhibition: Sept 28-Oct 15, 2019 in Ginza

A solo exhibition of Chika Ogaki’s fantasy manga Landreaall will be held in Osaka.

DETAILS

Date and time September 28 until October 15, 2019 11:00-19:00
Place Span Art Gallery (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site http://www.span-art.co.jp/exhibition/201909tanikawafumiko.html (in Japanese only)

 

Bungou Stray Dogs x Atsushi Nakajima Exhibit: Sept 28-Nov 24, 2019 in Yokohama

A special exhibit celebrating the 110th birth anniversary of Japanese literary figure Atsushi Nakajima. An area dedicated to the Bungou Stray Dogs x Atsushi Nakajima Exhibit will be prepared where artworks from the manga will be displayed.

DETAILS

Date and time September 28 until November 24, 2019 9:30-17:00
Place Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission JPY 700
Students/Individuals below 20 years old and above 65 years old JPY 350
Highschool student JPY 100
Jr. Highschool student and below Free
Official Site https://www.kanabun.or.jp/exhibition/10222/ (in Japanese only)

 

Kadokawa Beans Bunko 18th Anniversary and B’s-LOG Bunko 13th Anniversary Fair: Sept 28-Nov 29, 2019

Purchasing one item from either Kadokawa Beans Bunko or B’s-LOG Bunko will get you a bonus bromide (10 types per label, randomly distributed).

DETAILS

Date and time September 28 until November 29, 2019 9:30-17:00
Place All Animate stores
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=102858 (in Japanese only)

 

Moto Hagio 50th Debut Anniversary Poe no Ichizoku Exhibition: Sept 30-Oct 17, 2019 in Nagoya

A special exhibit held to commemorate Moto Hagio’s 50th Anniversary since debuting as a manga artists focusing on Poe no Ichizoku among other works.

DETAILS

Date and time September 30 until October 17, 2019 10:00-21:00
Place Nagoya Parco South Building 9F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission JPY 1,000
Highschool student JPY 700
Jr. Highschool student JPY 500
Elementary student JPY 300
Toddlers Free
Official Site https://www.asahi.com/event/poeten/outline.html (in Japanese only)

 

Jiro Taniguchi no Sekai 1 ~Marley Carib to no 80 nendai Exhibition: Oct 1-20, 2019 in Tottori

A collaboration exhibit of 4 titles between manga master Jiro Taniguchi and manga writer Marley Carib will be held in Taniguchi’s hometown, Tottori Prefecture.

DETAILS

Date and time October 1-20, 2019 10:00-18:00
Place Birds’ Gallery Tottori (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site http://birdsgallery.org/exibit/861 (in Japanese only)

 

SCF Fair 2019 in Shounen Comic: Oct 4-24, 2019

Buy any Shueisha shounen manga or magazine and get 1 SCF card (36 types, randomly distributed).

DETAILS

Date and time October 4-24, 2019
Place All Animate stores
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=102774 (in Japanese only)

 

Hideki Arai x Kiwa Irie 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Oct 2-30, 2019 in Tokyo

A special exhibition celebrating Hideki Arai and Kiwa Irie’s 30th year in the industry.

DETAILS

Date and time Kinshicho: October 2-13, 2019 10:30-20:00
Yurakucho: October 17-30, 2019 11:00-21:00
Place Marui Kinshicho 6F (Access Map)
Marui Yurakucho 8F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.0101.co.jp/054/store-info/fair.html?article_id=24031&from=01_pc_st054_top_event_list (in Japanese only)

 

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Ani-Art POP UP SHOP in Shibuya Marui: Oct 10-20, 2019 in Tokyo

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! collaborates with Ani-Art with new goods and special raffle for fans of the popular manga.

DETAILS

Date and time October 10-20, 2019 11:00-21:00
Place Shibuya Marui 8F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://event.amnibus.com/reborn-0101/ (in Japanese only)

 

Kodansha’s Nakayoshi 65th Anniversary Special Exhibition: Oct 4-Dec 25, 2019 in Tokyo

To celebrate the 65th Anniversary of Kodansha’s popular shojo manga magazine Nakayoshi, a special exhibition of artworks of popular manga titles such as Princess Knight by Tezuka Osamu, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi, Magic Knight Rayearth and Card Captor Sakura by CLAMP among others.

DETAILS

Date and time October 4 until December 25, 2019 10:00-17:00
Place Yayoi Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission JPY 900
University/Highschool student JPY 800
Jr. Highschool/Elementary student JPY 400
Official Site http://nakayosi.kodansha.co.jp/news/news20190801-01.html (in Japanese only)

 

Auri Hirao Special Exhibition ~Idol to Yuri to Okayama~: Oct 5-Dec 22, 2019 in Okayama

Born in Kurashiki City, manga artist Auri Hirao popular for the ongoing webcomic series Oshi ga Budoukan Itte Kuretara Shinu, will hold a special exhibition in Okayama Prefecture.

DETAILS

Date and time October 5 until December 22, 2019 9:00-17:00
Place Kibikawakami Fureai Manga Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Adult JPY 400
University/Highschool student JPY 300
Jr. Highschool/Elementary student JPY 200
Official Site https://www.city.takahashi.lg.jp/site/manga/hiraoaurigenga.html (in Japanese only)

 

Hataraku Saibou Exhibit: Oct 9-22, 2019 in Tokyo

Akane Shimizu’s popular manga Hataraku Saibou will hold an exhibit of original artworks in Tokyo and Aichi. Original goods will be sold and a stamp rally will be held. Participants of the stamp rally will get an original sticker once they complete all the stamps within the exhibition area.

DETAILS

Date and time October 9-22, 2019 10:00-20:00
Place Matsuya Ginza 8F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
(Advance Tickets)
General Admission JPY 800 (JPY 1,000)
Highschool student JPY 600 (JPY 700)
Jr. Highschool student JPY 400 (JPY 500)
Elementary student JPY 300 (JPY 500)
*( ) ticket prices on-site
Official Site https://hatarakusaibou-ten.com (in Japanese only)

 

Manga Time Kirara Exhibition: Oct 12-22, 2019 in Osaka

An exhibition introducing titles from the 4-koma manga magazine Manga Time Kirara. Limited edition goods will also be sold at the venue.

DETAILS

Date and time October 12-22, 2019 10:00-17:00
Place Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
(Advance Tickets)
General Admission JPY 1,400 (JPY 1,600)
Highschool/Jr. Highschool student JPY 1,100 (JPY 1,300)
*( ) ticket prices on-site
Official Site http://www.kiraraten.jp/ (in Japanese only)

 

Akino Kondoh Exhibition: Never Before Named: Oct 12-Nov 10, 2019 in Fukuoka

Animator, manga artist, illustrator and essaying Akino Kondoh will hold an exhibition featuring her most known works, including Joshikou Seikatsu no Shiori, a manga she drew in her high school days, KiyaKiya and the ongoing series Ako-san no Koibito among others.

DETAILS

Date and time October 12 until November 10, 2019 10:00-20:00
Place Art Gallery Artium (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
(Advance Tickets)
General Admission JPY 300 (JPY 400)
Student JPY 200 (JPY 300)
*( ) ticket prices on-site
Official Site http://artium.jp/exhibition/2019/19-06-kondo/ (in Japanese only)

 

Kinnikuman 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Oct 16-29, 2019 in Tokyo

To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the popular manga series Kinnikuman, a special exhibition in Osaka, Tokyo and Nagoya will be held.

DETAILS

Date and time October 16-29, 2019 10:00-20:00
Place Ikebukuro Tobu Department Store 8F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General Admission/University student JPY 1,300
Highschool/Jr. Highschool Student JPY 800
Elementary student and below Free
Official Site https://www.sun-a.com/sp/40/ (in Japanese only)

 

Kishi Danchou Shima Kousaku Vol. 1 Release Event: Oct 19-Nov 24, 2019 in Yokohama

To celebrate the release of the first volume of Kishi Danchou Shima Kousaku, artist Fukusuke Miyamoto will hold an autograph session and an armored battle training demonstration will be held to entertain the audience.

DETAILS

Date and time October 19, 2019
12:00 Fukusuke Miyamoto Autograph Session
15:00 Castle Tintagel armored battle training demonstration
Place Horindo Bookstore Takadanobaba 8F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free. Purchasing the volume (JPY 680 tax excl.) will allow you to participate in the autograph session.
Official Site http://www.horindo.co.jp/c20190815/ (in Japanese only)

 

Hidarikiki no Eren Exhibition: Oct 19-Nov 24, 2019 in Yokohama

An exhibition of the manga Hidarikiki no Eren will be held as part of the ASOBUILD ART SELECTION vol. 1 together with exhibitions of Kenta Nakajima and Dream Aya.

DETAILS

Date and time October 19 until November 24, 2019 11:00-19:30
Place Kanagawa ASOBUILD 3F STAMP HALL (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Advance ticket JPY 1,100 (JPY 1,200 with goods)
On-site ticket JPY1,300
Elementary students and below Free
Official Site https://asobuild-com-production.appspot.com/news/6957/ (in Japanese only)

 

Shijuushichi Taisen x Imai Bookstore Collaboration Cafe: Oct 22-Nov 4, 2019 in Tottori and Shimane

Fantasy manga Shijuushichi Taisen collaborates with Imai Bookstore to bring you special drinks as well as official goods from Comic Earth Star.

DETAILS

Date and time October 22 until November 4, 2019
Place LA BAR Nishiki (Access Map)
SHIMATORI Yonago (Access Map)
LA BAR Tawayama (Access Map)
Imai Shoten AREA (Access Map)
Entrance Fee To be announced
Official Site https://www.imaibooks.co.jp/book/?p=9307/ (in Japanese only)

 

SCF Fair 2019 in Shoujo/Josei Comic: Oct 25-Nov 17, 2019

Buy any Shueisha shoujo or josei manga or magazine and get 1 SCF card (7 types, randomly distributed).

DETAILS

Date and time October 25 until November 17, 2019
Place All Animate stores
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=102772 (in Japanese only)

 

Saru Demo Kakeru Manga Kyōshitsu Special Talk Show: Oct 29, 2019 in Tokyo

A special talk show by manga artist Koji Aihara, editor and writer Kentaro Takekuma and book editor Hideki Egami.

DETAILS

Date and time October 29, 2019 19:30
Place Junkudo Ikebukuro (Access Map)
Entrance Fee JPY 1,000 (comes with a drink)
Official Site https://honto.jp/store/news/detail_041000037318.html?shgcd=HB300 (in Japanese only)

 

Ribon Special Exhibition: Oct 30-Nov 10, 2019 in Kyoto

A special exhibition featuring artworks from shojo manga magazine Ribon‘s 11 popular titles.

DETAILS

Date and time October 30 until November 10, 2019 10:00-20:00
Place Kyoto Takashimaya 7F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
(Advance Tickets)
General Admission JPY 800 (JPY 1,000)
University/Highschool Student JPY 600 (JPY 800)
Jr. Highschool student and below Free
*( ) ticket prices on-site
Official Site https://www.ribon-ten.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

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